On November 8, the ninth meeting of the Diplomacy Week was held, chaired by Mr. Imamura Akira.
Since 2020, he has been the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Georgia. Mr. Imamura Akira has many years of experience working in government agencies, as well as in international organizations in Georgia, Russia, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, etc.
The topic of the meeting was: “Japan’s foreign policy and its importance for Georgia”
During the meeting, he reviewed the post-war history of Japan; Japan Security Environment; Relations with free and open India and the Pacific region; Also on Australia-India-Japan-US (“Four”), Japan-EU Strategic Partnership and Japan-NATO Cooperation. Mr. Imamura Akira also spoke about Japan’s relations with Georgia, including maritime security, democracy development, economy, infrastructure, logistics, tourism, etc. In the direction of. During the conversation, the Ambassador focused on the cultural and peoples-Japan relations (traditions, sports, the 30th anniversary of relations between the two countries, the opportunity to exchange experts, cultural grants). The mentioned meeting aroused quite a lot of interest in the audience and many questions were asked. Their questions focused on military and maritime cooperation with Japan, Russia’s influence in the Japanese islands, US-Japan relations, economic and infrastructural development prospects in Georgia, education opportunities in Japan, the ambassador’s diplomatic experience, and more.
We would like to remind you that the project “Diplomacy Week” is dedicated to the Day of Georgian Diplomacy, which is celebrated on November 3. Meetings will be held within the project by Georgian and foreign diplomats.